Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- Coronavirus Live Updates: Crisis Builds From Coast to Coast in U.S. as Death Toll Nears China’s
The White House is due to release models showing the future course of the disease. President Trump said the states had plenty of testing kits, but governors disagreed. Leaders around the world are sei …
- 914 Dead in N.Y.C., and City’s Virus Case Count Tops 38,000
The outbreak’s toll continued to rise amid a hopeful sign: the arrival of a Navy hospital ship to ease the strain on the city’s overwhelmed hospitals.
- Live Coronavirus News and Updates
Maryland, Virginia and Arizona issued statewide stay-at-home orders, and the F.D.A. granted emergency approval for the use of two malaria drugs to treat some coronavirus patients.
- Michael Sorkin, 71, Dies; Saw Architecture as a Vehicle for Change
Mr. Sorkin, who died of the coronavirus, promoted social justice in his prodigious output of essays, lectures and designs.
- Some in N.Y.C. Can't Afford to Quarantine. So They Brave the Subway
Subway use has plummeted in recent weeks, but in poorer areas of New York City, many people are still riding.
NZ News from UK Guardian
- Tougher New Zealand rules on Covid-19 could set it apart as 'normal' nation after lockdown
Epidemiologist tells parliamentary committee even more stringent measures could ‘eliminate virus over next few weeks’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe New Zealand governm …
- 'Bear hunt' helps banish coronavirus boredom for New Zealand children
Teddies appear in windows across the country – and the world – in a bid to entertain isolated childrenCoronavirus – latest updatesTougher New Zealand rules on Covid-19 could set it apart as ‘normal’ n …
- New Zealand site to report Covid-19 rule-breakers crashes amid spike in lockdown anger
Since going live over the weekend, the site has crashed at least once due to complaints over people playing rugby or frisbee and holding partiesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus cove …
- Coronavirus has forced New Zealanders abroad to choose: do I stay or do I go? | Elle Hunt
Many left for home without even the chance to say goodbye, knowing that their big overseas experience may be lost foreverSwapping in “aubergine” for “eggplant” and “pepper” for “capsicum” – when you r …
- New Zealand: first coronavirus death is woman in 70s
Victim in South Island had other health conditions and had been admitted to hospital with suspected influenza, reports sayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand has re …
- 'Is the dog about to bark?' The perils of home broadcasting in the Covid-19 crisis
Radio New Zealand’s Susie Ferguson lives with a ‘slight sense of panic’ that the children will barge in on her morning news showSusie Ferguson wakes up a luxurious 12 minutes later than usual – at 4.1 …
- Mark Blum, a Familiar Face Off Broadway, Is Dead at 69
Mr. Blum, who died of coronavirus complications, was also seen on Broadway; in “Crocodile Dundee” and other movies; and on numerous television shows.
- As Theaters Stare Down Uncertainty, Ars Nova Buys Itself Time
In committing to paying its people during a three-month shutdown, the theater gives itself breathing room to prepare for when it can open again.
- Terrence McNally, Tony-Winning Playwright of Gay Life, Dies at 81
Mr. McNally, who died of coronavirus complications, introduced audiences to characters and situations that most mainstream theater had previously shunted into comic asides.
- David Schramm, Blustery Comic Foil in ‘Wings,’ Dies at 73
Though known from his TV role, he did much of his work on the stage, starting as an original Acting Company member.